The following was one day's marketing, bought before and about sunrise, for the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York; a fair example of the daily purchases, making allowance for fluctuations of business at different seasons:

8 loins beef.

4 ribs beet.

2 hips beef.

1 rump corned beet 7 calves' heads.

88 pounds veal.

2 old turkeys.

20 young turkeys.

57 pounds chickens.

55 pounds lobsters.

23 pounds bluefish.

55 pounds Spanish mackerel.

10 barrels potatoes.

2 barrels sweet potatoes.

3 barrels cabbage. 1 1/2 barrels spinach.

1 barrel cooking apples. 93 pounds grapes.

4 legs mutton.

6 mutton racks. 12 racks lamb.

1 lamb.

40 kidneys.

7 doz. sweetbreads.

2 pairs mongrel ducks 2 doz. woodcocks.

2 doz. partridges.

20 pounds sea bass. 29 pounds soles. 28 pounds salmon. 1 1/2 bags Lima beans. 1 bushel beets. 4 boxes tomatoes. 325 ears corn. 4 1/2 doz. bunches celery. 1 doz. egg plants.

1 dozen cucumbers.

2 boxes lemons.

Parsley, mint and soup vegetables.

All supplies brought to basement and carefully weighed before putting away. Groceries bought monthly, except coffee and tea which are procured whenever an opportunity for a good bargain is offered.